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Scaraboid

Object Number:34-20-59
Current Location: Collections Storage
Provenience: Israel
Beth Shean
Archaeology Area: Room 1728, Level VI or VII
Period: Late Bronze IIB
Iron Age IA
Iron Age IB
Date Made: 1300-1000 BC
Early Date: -1300
Late Date: -1000
Section:Near Eastern
Materials:Faience
Iconography:Baboon
Credit Line:Expedition to Beth Shean (Beisan); Clarence Fisher, 1934
Other Number:33-9-71 - Field No SF

Description

Faience, white glaze. The back is in form of a seated baboon; the base bears six incised circles in two rows of three each.

Bibliography:

[Book] James, Frances W. 1966. The Iron Age at Beth Shan.. Philadelphia. The University Museum. pg. xviii, 366 p. illus., plans. Actual Citation : Page/Fig./Plate: Pg. 318/ Fig. 101.7View Objects related to this Actual Citation
[Book] Keel, Othmar. 2010. Corpus der Stempelsiegel-Amulette aus Palästina/Israel : von den Anfängen bis zur Perserzeit.. Freiburg. Freiburg, Schweiz. Vol. 2. Actual Citation : Page/Fig./Plate: pages 122, 123/ cat. no. 56View Objects related to this Actual Citation

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